Daniel of Moscow

1261 - 1303

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Daniil Aleksandrovich (Russian: Даниил Александрович; 1261 – 5 March 1303), also known as Daniil of Moscow, was the youngest son of Alexander Nevsky and forefather of all Princes of Moscow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel of Moscow has received more than 266,526 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Daniel of Moscow is the 158th most popular nobleman (up from 170th in 2019), the 234th most popular biography from Russia (up from 256th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Russian Nobleman.

Daniel of Moscow was a Russian monk and mystic who founded the Old Believers movement in the 16th century. He is most famous for his opposition to the reforms of the Russian Orthodox Church, which he believed were heretical.

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Among noblemen, Daniel of Moscow ranks 158 out of 1,415Before him are Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Haakon VI of Norway, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Ramesses X. After him are Henry, Duke of Cornwall, Bertrada of Laon, Isabella d'Este, Avidius Cassius, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria, and Carlota Joaquina of Spain.

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Among people born in 1261, Daniel of Moscow ranks 3Before him are Denis of Portugal, and Bernard Gui. After him are Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, Elizabeth of Sicily, Queen of Hungary, Arthur II, Duke of Brittany, Bohemond VII of Antioch, and Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway. Among people deceased in 1303, Daniel of Moscow ranks 2Before him is Pope Boniface VIII. After him are Ivo of Kermartin, Kayqubad III, Elizabeth of Sicily, Queen of Hungary, Ivan Asen III of Bulgaria, Beatrice of Castile, Otto IV, Count of Burgundy, Al-Adil Kitbugha, Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine, Rani Padmini, and Theodora Palaiologina.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Daniel of Moscow ranks 234 out of 3,761Before him are Bruno Taut (1880), Sabina Spielrein (1885), Ivan Kramskoi (1837), Gennady Yanayev (1937), Algirdas Julien Greimas (1917), and Ilya Frank (1908). After him are Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), Ivan Krylov (1769), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), and Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864).

Among NOBLEMEN In Russia

Among noblemen born in Russia, Daniel of Moscow ranks 12Before him are Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (1857), and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827). After him are Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia (1876), Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia (1843), Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (1860), Dmitry of Uglich (1582), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890), and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1819).